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AIDS/HIV, Molecular and Cell Biology

Molecular Biology of Specific Diseases

  1. Andrew M. L. Lever

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/3527600906.mcb.200300043

Reviews in Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine

Reviews in Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine

How to Cite

Lever, A. M. L. 2006. AIDS/HIV, Molecular and Cell Biology. Reviews in Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine. .

Author Information

  1. University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

Abstract

This article describes the basic molecular biology of the viruses causing AIDS and the nature of the disease in causes, summarizing the immune response, antiviral therapy and varrine prospects.

Keywords:

  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus);
  • AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome);
  • Retrovirus;
  • Provirus;
  • Antiretroviral Drugs